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Z-Man Games Posts Pandemic: Fall of Rome Preview

In the original Pandemic, players are trying to stop the spread of deadly diseases all across the world. There was no need for something called battle dice. In the Pandemic where you're trying to stop the floods in the Netherlands, there's no need for something called battle dice. In the Pandemic where you're trying to stop the fall of the Roman empire, there's definitely a need for something called battle dice. Take a look at how they work in this preview for Pandemic: Fall of Rome.


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Review Roundup

Saturday! Woo! My favorite day of the week. Today, I've got D&D (watch me here if you'd like to see me making a fool of myself :P ). And then, tomorrow, it's been a long time since I really did some baking. I'm thinking I'll make some cayenne pepper dark chocolate brownies and some chili powder chocolate chip cookies. Because that's the type of person I am. Whatever you're doing this weekend, I hope it's awesome. Though I know if you're here now, you're here to check out some reviews.

This week we have: The Bloody Inn: The Carnies Expansion, Processing: A Game of Serving Humanity, Senshi, Evil High Priest, Mesozooic, Volfirion, Countdown Action Edition, Reef, Tokyo Metro, and Codenames XXL.


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Z-Man Games Takes Over Lords of Vegas Line

Z-Man Games is adding another to their roster. It's Lords of Vegas and no, it's not about Dr. Gonzo and Raoul Duke going crazy on the strip. You're competing casino owners, looking to draw in the big bucks. Formerly from Mayfair, Z-Man is now doing distribution for the game and the UP! expansion. Z-Man is also looking to continue to expand the line, soon to be bringing out the Underworld expansion.


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Z-Man Games Announces The Great City of Rome

The headline makes it sound like Z-Man Games founded a new city that they're calling Rome and is like, "Yeah, we built this. Deal with it." That is, of course, not the actual case. The Great City of Rome is a new board game wherein players take on the role of architects, trying to recreate the mystery and majesty of the Rome of old. But only one architect's works will prove that they're the greatest of them all.


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Z-Man Games Posts Preview of Pandemic: Fall of Rome

If you're so goth, where were you when we sacked Rome?

I know, I used that same joke when I made the announcement post for Pandemic: Fall of Rome, but it's one of my favorites and when can I use it with such specific context associated? Anyway, Fall of Rome is the upcoming spin-off of the exceedingly popular Pandemic game. But instead of diseases or trying to keep a country above water, you're trying to save one of the greatest civilizations Western culture has had. Can you keep it going?


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Z-Man Games Announces Party Bugs

I'm always a fan of a game with a unique angle on things. So here we have Party Bugs from Z-Man Games. You and your friends are having a disco dance party, when a group of costumed cockroaches show up. Of course, nobody wants costumed cockroaches at their party, so you're trying to get the annoying bugs to go bother your friends. That's... not a set-up for a game you hear very often.


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Z-Man Games Posts Condottiere Overview

Z-Man Games is coming out with a new edition of Condottiere. Players are in control of an Italian city-state and must use their armies to enforce their dominance over the country. In this article, Z-Man Games gives us a general overview of how the game works, so those that might be jumping in now can know what to expect when it hits the shelves.


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Z-Man Games Announces A Feast For Odin: The Norwegians

Yo-ho! Yo-ho! A viking's life for me! Ok, I know that's not really how the song goes, but unless I wanted to just start posting Amon Amarth lyrics, I don't know many viking songs. Besides, they're from Sweden, not Norway, which is where you'll be headed in the new expansion for A Feast For Odin, The Norwegians, that Z-Man Games has announced.


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Z-Man Games Posts Interview With Condottiere Artist

Art in a game can be just as important as rules or fluff. You could have a great rules set, but if the art is just kinda "bleh," it can ruin the whole thing. Thankfully, there's a lot of talented artists out there. For example, there's Tomasz Jedruszek, who Z-Man Games tasked with doing the art for a new version of Condottiere. In this interview, we get a look at what inspired him when creating the new art pieces.


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